The TATA Project


The TATA Project

The TATA Project

  • The Tata Project is located in the western Anti-Atlas Mountains, 30 km south of the Company’s Azrar copper-silver project.
  • The Project is located approximately 465 km south of the capital Rabat, 165 km southeast of the port city of Agadir, and 50 km southeast of the Tizert copper mine operated by Managem Group.
  • Late Ediacaran to early Cambrian-aged Adoudounian sediments occur within the Project along the southern flanks of the Proterozoic Tagragra de Tata Inlier.
  • Initial prospecting along the north part of the Tata Project identified copper mineralisation hosted within sediments along a strike distance of c.18 km.
  • More recent fieldwork has observed copper mineralisation along a further 7 km of strike (laboratory results from this work are pending).
  • The Project comprises 10 licences for a total area of 154.4 km2.
ATN Aug 2023 Anti Atlas Cu low res
The Tata Project (October 2023) - Aterian plc

TATA : Reported Highlights

The TATA Project

· Stratiform sediment-hosted copper mineralisation identified within Adoudounian sediments occurring on the flanks of a Proterozoic inlier.

· 7.02 % Cu from bedding parallel, disseminated mineralisation occurring in siltstones within the lower Adoudou Formation.

· Results include 0.95 % Cu from a 4 m thick dolomitic sequence and 0.87% Cu from an 8 m thick sequence of dolomite and marl.

· 26 km of Adoudou Formation strike extension remains untested within the Project.

· Copper mineralisation is also identified within younger Cambrian-aged units overlying the Adoudou Formation.

· The Project is located 50 km southeast of the Tizert copper mine.

Prospective green metal portfolio

Morocco Portfolio

Primarily targeting Copper – Silver, in addition to Au, Sn, Zn & Pb

  • Projects are located mainly in the Anti-Atlas Mountains, as well as the High Atlas and Central Morocco.
  • The Anti-Atlas is highly prospective for sedimentary-hosted copper.
  • Jebilet Est Project: up to 4.43 % Cu from quartz-carbonate vein swarm
  • Izougza Project: initial assay grades up to 8.37 % Cu in breccia
  • Azrar Project: initial assay grades up to 3.41 % Cu and 56 g/t Ag in breccia and 1 % Cu and 16 g/t Ag from ferruginous stratiform sample.
  • Jafra Project: up to 170 g/t Ag and 22.2 % Pb from quartz veins and fault beccias

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